President Jokowi Arrives in London
After conducting a working visit in Germany, President Joko Jokowi Widodo on Monday (18/4) at 06.00 p.m. local time or 10.00 p.m. Western Indonesian Time departed from Tegel International Airport, Berlin, Germany, to Stansted Airport, London, to start his 3-day-working visit to the United Kingdom (UK).
Presidential Aircraft that carried President Jokowi and his entourage landed at Stansted Airport on Monday (18/4) at 06.02 p.m. local time or on Tuesday (19/4) at 00.02 a.m. Western Indonesian Time.
After the plane doors were opened, Indonesian Ambassador to the UK Rizal Sukma got on the Presidential Aircraft and escorted the President to get off the Aircraft. Under the stairs, Lord Lieutenant of Essex welcomed President Jokowi on behalf of the Queen. The President was also welcomed by British Ambassador to Indonesia Moazzam Malik, the Spouse of Indonesian Ambassador designated in London Hana A. Satriye, as well as Indonesian Defense Attaché in London Rui Duarte and his spouse.
The President is scheduled to conduct several agenda in his working visit to the UK, among others; to meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron, to deliver a speech at the Marine Environment Protection Commitee of the International Maritime Organization, and before the Parliament of the United Kingdom. President Jokowi is also scheduled to meet Indonesian citizens living in UK.
Accompanying the President in the working visit were Coordinating Minister for the Economy Darmin Nasution, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno L.P. Marsudi, and Minister of Trade Thomas Lembong. (UN) (RAS/MMB/YM/Naster)